This was marshall Petain's motivation in collaborating with the German occupiers. Listen to his statement at this trial: "Every day a dagger at my throat,I struggles against the enemy's demands. History will tell all that I spared you, though my adverseries think only of reproaching me for the inevitable...While deGaulle carried out the struggle outside our frontiers, I prepared the way for liberation by preserving France, suffering but alive."
Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish PKK militant targets in northern Iraq, CNN Turk reports (Reuters)
from the article: Back to a corrupt occupation